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Orson J. Austin, MD


Family & Community Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of North Carolina (Faculty Development in Family Medicine)
  • Residency: University of Cincinnati (Family Medicine)
  • Medical Degree: Meharry Medical College
  • Bachelor of Science: Brooklyn College, City College of New York (Health Science)
Contact Information
Research Interests

geriatrics, preventive medicine and minority health issues

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Medicine

Family Medicine




Preventive Health

Primary Care


Well child care

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wigle, Patricia R; Hein, Brad; Ellis, Robert; Austin, Orson; Kiesler, Joseph; Gait, Kimberly A 2008. Picking a PPI: it comes down to cost. The Journal of family practice, 57 4, 231-6

Austin O. 09-01-2012. Prostate-specific antigen prostate cancer screening: Answers to the critical questions Annals of Long-Term Care, 20 10, 16-21

Austin, O J; Valente, S; Hasse, L A; Kues, J R . Determinants of prostate-specific antigen test use in prostate cancer screening by primary care physicians. Archives of family medicine, 6 5, 453-8